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RECALL OF PARLIAMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 569: tabled on 12 December 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the direction of the Leader of the House's modernisation proposals, which seek to increase the number of sitting days in Parliament; suggests that such a strategy would be best served if aligned to Parliament's own catering staff's work schedules, which includes them working throughout the Christmas recess on all days other than public holidays; and urges the Prime Minister to recall Parliament immediately after Boxing Day, in order not to waste honourable Members' valuable time, nor the opportunity to witness the continued dedication and skills of the House's loyal employees.